Resources for Agencies

Useful information for job coaches and employment agencies in Canada. Get resources to support job seekers and employees who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability to reach their employment goals.

In this section, you'll find resources developed in consultation with (and by) employment agencies across Canada. They reflect the innovative approaches that agencies, like yours, have taken to help people on the autism spectrum or with an intellectual disability reach their employment goals during COVID-19 and beyond. 


They include content on key topics related to accessible workplaces and inclusive hiring. Get practical guidance to support the job seekers and employees you work with.

Here is some useful information to help you and your agency support people who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability to get and succeed in good jobs at inclusive workplaces.

Adapt Your Agency During COVID-19

Tips for adapting and innovating your organization’s employment services during COVID-19.

Prepare Candidates for Interviews

Strategies for preparing candidates on the autism spectrum or with an intellectual disability for interviews, in person or online.

Support Job Seekers and Employees

An overview of how COVID-19 has affected the types of supports needed, and ideas for assisting  job seekers and employees  who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability  during this time.

Here are our most popular resources to help you support job seekers and employees who are on the autism spectrum or have an intellectual disability. Find checklists, guides, and other information to help your agency continue to learn and innovate.

Resources for Download

Prepare for a Candidate's Video Job Interview

A checklist to help you get candidates ready for interviews using Zoom or other video conferencing tools. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 570 KB]

Prepare for a Candidate's In Person Job Interview

A checklist to help you get candidates ready for in-person interviews. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 438 KB]

Advocate for Accommodations

How to support job seekers and employees in requesting adjustments in an interview or at work and how to coach employers on accommodations. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 1 MB]

Manage a Virtual Team

A practical guide to help you manage employees who are working remotely. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 1 MB]

Support Employees who Work From Home

A practical guide to helping employees who are working from home including advocating for remote accommodations. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 1 MB]

Autism and Intellectual Disability

A fact sheet about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability. Source: The Inclusive Workplace. March, 2021. [PDF: 942 KB]
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